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Wednesday, October 30 • 11:30 - 12:05
Building the Next Billion Creators - Samson Goddy & Peace Ojemeh, Sugar Labs

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Open Source Community Africa (O.S.C.A) is for open source lovers, enthusiasts, advocates and experts within and across Africa with the sole aim of increasing the rate of credible contributions by African software developers, designers, writers and everyone involved in the sphere of technology to open source projects both locally and globally, changing the perception of Africans from just billion users to the NEXT BILLION CREATORS.

The community support OSCA Chapters;
The chapter is to bring people together to discuss how open source can help their communities, personal development and how they can give back to the community. This is the heart of OSCA as it helps foster advocates which will eventually become leads for their cities. Allowing monthly meetups, were members can meet to promote educational materials to enable beginners or enthusiasts to understand how open source culture works.

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Samson Goddy

Board Member, Open Collective
Samson Goddy software developer from Nigeria. A member at Sugar Labs. Started using Linux at the age of nine from the One Laptop Per Child xo laptops. He started playing with Python because of the influence of Sugar Desktop. In 2018, he founded Open Source Community Africa(OSCA) to... Read More →
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Peace Ojemeh

Design Lead, Sugar Labs
Peace is a user experience and service designer with great involvement in building amazing products. She has been an open source lover with active contributions through creating and ensuring a human centred design for Open Source Softwares, leading open source communities and increasingly... Read More →

Wednesday October 30, 2019 11:30 - 12:05
St. Clair 3
  • Session Slides Included Yes